Over the past few years, interest in hosting environmentally friendly, “sustainable” business meetings and conventions has risen as inexorably as sea levels and summer temperatures.
The Zionsville Chamber of Commerce is hosting its first “Get Married in Zionsville” bridal show, featuring more than 40 local florists, musicians, bakeries and other vendors on April 17.
Local trade show producer Renfro Productions & Management Inc. has expanded its reach into Ohio by acquiring two longtime outdoor-sports trade shows in Cincinnati.
The lawsuit is part of an ongoing battle Carmel is having with Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, who have hosted parties and charitable events regularly since 2011 at their massive estate at 1143 W. 116th St.
This is the first year that Las Vegas is eligible to bid after the governing body for college sports indefinitely suspended a ban last year that prevented events from being hosted in states that accept wagers on single games.
An Indianapolis software firm that helps clients pull off events plans to triple its employee count by the end of 2020.
The downtown event, which is billed as “Indy’s original craft beer festival,” had been scheduled to take place for the 24th year on Aug. 3.
The Nothing But Knit campaign is the first community initiative tied to the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, and aims to collect up to 5,000 knitted beanies for distribution to volunteers, hospitality workers, players and league officials.
A Utah-based company that runs dozens of event centers across the United States is making plans to open its first Indiana venue, in Carmel.
Lucas Oil Products founder Forrest Lucas told IBJ last year that he and his wife planned to continue hosting events on their estate even though Carmel zoning officials denied the Lucases’ request for a variance that would allow large events at the property.
Meeting Professionals International books more than 10,000 meetings and events annually for large companies. By hosting the group, Visit Indy hopes some of those companies will choose Indianapolis in the future.
Popular travel website TripAdvisor on Tuesday said it has included the landmark at 650 N. Meridian St. on its list of “America’s 20 Most Beautiful Churches, Cathedrals & Basilicas Worth Visiting.”
U.S. companies spend hundreds of millions annually on entertaining customers and clients at sporting events, tournaments and arts venues, an expense they can no longer partially deduct from their tax bill under new law.
The number of tourism and hospitality jobs in Indianapolis also grew—from 77,800 in 2015 to 80,600 in 2016, according to the report.
With a series of high-profile workplace sex scandals on their minds, some employers are making changes to their holiday parties, especially when it comes to alcohol.
The 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship game is expected to have a $150 million economic impact on Indianapolis.
In September, the Carmel Board of Zoning Appeals denied a variance request from Forrest and Charlotte Lucas to allow for large gatherings on their massive West 116th Street estate. That decision hasn’t stopped the parties.
The Lucases have hosted major gatherings on their West 116th Street estate since 2011—but with no special permitting or commercial zoning that a traditional event center would need.